Whitney Biennial 2019 Artist
The 2014 Whitney Biennial can take a daring new kind as 3 curators from outside the Museum—Stuart Comer (Chief steward of Media and Performance Art at MoMA), Anthony Elms (Associate steward at the Institute of up to date Art, Philadelphia), and Michelle Grabner (artist and prof within the Painting and Drawing Department at the varsity of the Art Institute, Chicago)—each administer one floor, representing a variety of geographic vantages and steward methodologies.
Donna DE Salvo, Chief steward and Deputy Director for Programs at the Whitney, noted: “The 2014 Biennial brings along the findings of 3 curators with terribly distinct points of read. there’s very little overlap within the artists they need elect and nevertheless there’s ground. this may be seen in their selection of artists operating in knowledge domain ways that, artists operating together, and artists from a spread of generations. Together, the 103 participants supply one in all the broadest and most numerous takes on art within the us that the Whitney has offered in a few years.”
This Biennial are the last to require place within the Whitney repository of yank Art’s building at 945 Madison Avenue at seventy fifth Street before the repository moves downtown to its new building within the spring of 2015. this is often the 77th within the Museum’s in progress series of Annuals and Biennials begun in 1932 by Gertrude moneyman Whitney.
Whitney curators Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders, WHO organized the wide acclaimed 2012 Biennial, can advise on the exhibition.